The Flint Lensmen Camera Club

Everybody Welcome. Come join the activities, field trips, competitions

This club was founded in 1946. present members are comprised of amateurs, professionals and everything in between.

The Flint Lensmen Camera Club meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month September through May, unless otherwise announced. Occasionlly we meet at other times for field trips, lessons, get-togethers, etc. Our regular meetings are held at the Flint Farmers Market located at 300 E. First Street in downtown Flint. We meet from 6:30 - 8:30pm.

*Note: if the weather is bad, check the radio and/or TV for school closings. We will not have a meeting if schools are closed.


Latest Activity

Mark Bolen replied to Joseph Mc Learn's discussion Camera Repair
Dec 28, 2014
Tammy Seelman is now a member of The Flint Lensmen Camera Club
Dec 16, 2014
Byron posted a photo
Dec 14, 2014
Mary Madden is now a member of The Flint Lensmen Camera Club
Dec 9, 2014
Mark Bolen posted photos
Nov 7, 2014
Robert James Maloney commented on William Alston's photo
Oct 31, 2014
Robert James Maloney commented on William Alston's photo
Oct 31, 2014
Robert James Maloney commented on William Alston's photo
Oct 31, 2014

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September 2014 - May 2015


September 2014 - May 2015


Regular club activities have resumed through May 2015. Members feel free to utilize the website. Non-members can visit and contact us through the website. But only paid members of the club can post photos.
Thanks for your cooperation.


Lensmen Newsletter -- January 2015


January 2015

***Change in meeting place:  Starting this month with January 8's meeting we will now regularly meet at the Flint Farmers Market in downtown Flint.  The door will be locked shortly after 6:30pm, so you must be there by then if you plan to attend a meeting.

January 8

Tonight John Hartranft of the Crim organization will speak about the upcoming Crim events that will be photo opportunities for all of our club members.  The attached file lists each of the Crim events throughout the year.  We will also see a sampling of some of our group's photos from the various Crim events that we have photographed.

January 22

**Our monthly competition is planned for tonight.  The Subject for January is "Repeating shapes".  Since December's competition was not held, it will be combined tonight with January's.  The Subject for December was "Body parts".

Since both December's and January's competitions will be combined you can enter up to 4 entries in each category except for the monthly subjects - that remains at 2 entries in December's "Body parts", and 2 entries in January's "Repeating shapes".

Digital entries must be emailed to Roger at least 4 days before the Competition meeting to be received no later than Sunday night, January 18.  No entries will be accepted after January 18 or the night of the competition.



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Competition Subjects


September :   Water
October :       Churches
November :    Nails, bolts, screws
December :    Body parts
January :        Repeating shapes
February :      Abstracts
March :          Machinery
April :            Abandoned
May :             Farms

Print competition criteria: You can enter up to two prints in each of the following three categories in the Color Division: Open, Subject, Nature; and up to two prints in the same three categories in the Monochrome (black & white) Division for a possible total of twelve prints. Any 'manipulated' photos should be entered in the Open category.
Prints should be mounted using the following sized mount boards only: 5x7, 8x10, 11x14 or 16x20. They can be matted, but not framed.
There can not be any identifying name, etc visible on the front of the entry - all maker's info goes on the back. 





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